The current situation
* More than
half of the building is currently off-limits owing to the bat population. This
obviously restricts usage of the building. Whilst the bat population is in
residence, conservation work to this part of the building cannot be
The immediate necessities
* The part of the building that is currently available for viewing by the
public, is in dire need of
extensive work to show it off to its best. Without this work the building will
decay through lack of investment and use, and the area will lose an important
Since 2013, the Preservation Group has restored the decoration of several rooms to
reflect their historic state. A journey
through time, where ordnance factory accommodation, British troops, US GI
accommodation and the two sets of German POWs are
reflected in a phased occupation.
Sources of funding
So far we are thankful for our visitors' generous donations that over the years
have helped us finance improvements to Hut 9, the site and our Visitors Centre
on the A48 bypass.
have become a reality
Open Weekends twice a year for our visitors
where volunteer re-enactors and local historians tell the story through out the
1938-1945 site period.
* Permanent indoor displays of information, artefacts and recreated rooms
are on show.
* Our Open Weekends have been a great success. Visitors have
shown a very high level of interest in the site, including local and national
news and media exposure.
* Local schools and the general public benefit from
Hut 9 Preservation Group